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The Illinois Senate has voted 45-0 to include sheets or tubes of cigarette wraps — sometimes called “blunt wraps” — in the definition of drug

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Regulations banning tobacco sales to minors, sales of cigarettes in less than 20-pack size, sample giveaways, and tobacco sponsorship of sports, music and other events

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Aiming to discourage illegal drinking during Prohibition, the U.S. government spiked alcohol with deadly poisons that may have killed 10,000 or more Americans, Slate reported

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Smokers get a variety of benefits when they quit, including improved arterial health and better levels of good cholesterol, even though they tend to gain

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The combination of obesity and alcohol use can increase the risk of cirrhosis of the liver, according to researchers in the U.K. HealthDay News reported

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The New Hampshire House of Representatives has voted 214-137 in favor of decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana, but the bill still faces a

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Pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline has closed a deal to license and market the NicVAx antismoking vaccine developed by Nabi Pharmaceuticals, the Associated Press reported March 9.

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A bill that makes penalties for possession of crack and powdered cocaine somewhat more equitable was easily approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee and is

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Tobacco firm R.J. Reynolds violated Vermont’s consumer-protection laws by claiming that its so-called ’reduced risk’ Eclipse cigarettes “could present less risk of cancer” than other

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 A bill banning smoking in indoor public spaces in Kansas has been signed into law by Gov. Mark Parkinson, the Associated Press reported March 12.

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